Malvar, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count15
Postal code4233
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)33.00 km2 (12.74 sq mi)
Population (2015)56,270
Density (2015)1,705 / km2 (4,417 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 3' North, 121° 9' East (14.0542, 121.1548)
Estimated elevation above sea level202.6 meters (664.6 feet)

Malvar is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 33.00 square kilometers or 12.74 square miles which constitutes 1.06% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 56,270. This represented 2.09% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.39% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,705 inhabitants per square kilometer or 4,417 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Malvar has 15 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Bagong Pook3.64%2,0491,9326.06%1.13%
Bilucao3.27%1,8421,58716.07%2.88%
Bulihan4.11%2,3111,47257.00%8.97%
Luta del Norte7.09%3,9893,05330.66%5.22%
Luta del Sur8.28%4,6613,68526.49%4.58%
Poblacion13.56%7,6327,0498.27%1.52%
San Andres5.46%3,0742,8697.15%1.32%
San Fernando9.68%5,4464,34925.22%4.38%
San Gregorio2.37%1,3361,13817.40%3.10%
San Isidro East2.85%1,6031,5245.18%0.97%
San Juan5.45%3,0692,9075.57%1.04%
San Pedro I4.35%2,4481,68145.63%7.42%
San Pedro II3.53%1,9881,49932.62%5.52%
San Pioquinto12.56%7,0685,22735.22%5.91%
Santiago13.78%7,7545,98029.67%5.07%
Malvar Total56,27045,95222.45%3.93%

Historical population

The population of Malvar grew from 10,313 in 1960 to 56,270 in 2015, an increase of 45,957 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.93%, or an increase of 10,318 people, from the previous population of 45,952 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,313
14,1693.16%
15,5841.93%
18,0282.96%
24,2533.01%
27,7712.57%
32,6913.56%
41,7303.42%
45,9523.57%
56,2703.93%

Location

The municipal center of Malvar is situated at approximately 14° 3' North, 121° 9' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 202.6 meters or 664.6 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Malvar are Tanauan, Lipa, Calamba, San Pablo, Tagaytay, and Cabuyao. The nearest municipalities are Santo Tomas, Balete, Alaminos, Mataasnakahoy, Talisay, and Los Baños. Its distance from the national capital is 62.28 kilometers (38.70 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 62.28 kilometers (38.70 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 56,270, ranked 451 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 12.74 square kilometers, ranked 1,518 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,705 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 95 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.93%, ranked 57 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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